Forbes’ recently released “Fintech 50” list includes 11 companies related to Blockchain and cryptocurrency. #NEWS
When China banned ICOs and crypto exchanges last year it fell from grace in crypto land. The People’s Republic had the highest volume of trade in the world and produced 80% of all the Bitcoins. Today China is a crypto wasteland and that accolade has moved over to neighboring Japan who can’t get enough of […]
Former FDIC chair Bair says that no digital currency should be banned, should just be more regulated #NEWS
Discover an interview with fintech connector – John Patrick Mullin. Crypto community, online courses, China and other issues discussed. #INTERVIEW
Governments are centers of trust – so why would they make the leap to blockchains as a way to extend that already vital service?
A lot of countries around the world are actively contemplating Bitcoin regulation. When that happens, one of two things will happen. Either the government bans cryptocurrency altogether, or they allow it to thrive. In Malaysia, there have been conflicting reports about what the future may hold for Bitcoin. Deputy finance minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul […]
When most people think about high-tech innovation, the former Soviet bloc is probably one of the last places on Earth that springs to mind. However, Belarus is making efforts to change that. Thanks to a progressive piece of legislation that was signed into law last Thursday, President Alexander Lukashenko is hoping that the brightest minds […]
Amid a sea of red, Ripple (XRP) surges on. With Bitcoin and many altcoins experiencing downtrends, Ripple continues to surge. It is currently hovering at US$1.15, with a BTC value of over 7,000 satoshi. Just last month, Ripple was trading at US$0.20. After a surge last week of over 300%, XRP has continued its massive march […]
The upper chamber of Mexico’s national legislature has approved a bill that would bring bitcoin exchanges under the oversight of the central bank.
Simon Dixon talked to Cointelegraph about banking exodus towards Blockchain, his own excitement about fintech, and geographical differences between crypto communities.
It comes as no surprise that governments don’t like Bitcoin and banks and financial institutions like it even less. They cannot control it, track it, profit from it, or tax it. To justify their fears and loathing politicians and bankers will use phrases like ‘fraudulent’, ‘criminal’, and ‘bubble’ to deter the public from gaining an […]
High profile Australian investors will soon be able to get exposure to cryptocurrency in a way more familiar to them than currently available. This comes thanks to a new fund founded by Dominent Venture Partners’ Domenic Carosa and Holger Arians, and Herik Andersson, himself an experienced Wall Street trader. Apollo Capital, as they’re known, are […]
Observations from Fintech Festival 2017.
Massive hedge fund AQR, with more than $208B in assets under management, has announced Blockchain testing to improve efficiency, security.
German FinTech success the NAGA Group announces its pre-sale starting Nov. 20.